December 11, 2019

Jamaican jailed in US for US$3.6 million tax refund fraud

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From CARIBBEAN360 FLORIDA, United States, Friday December 4, 2015 – A well-known Jamaican-born community activist in South Florida has been jailed and ordered to pay USUS$3.68 million in restitution for using her tax preparation business to facilitate an income tax refund fraud. Pamella Watson, a certified public account, was sentenced to six and a half […]

iNews Briefs, More & Community Events

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Community Events RENT: The Musical Opened Thursday September 10th, 2015 Runs to October 3rd, 2015 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays Doors open at 6:30 PM for Happy Hour try our special Tom Collins cocktail! at The Prospect Playhouse Do not miss out on the musical event of the year! No Day but Today! Click here for […]

Cruise ship fire leaves guests stranded on Caribbean island

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By Greg Roumeliotis – Reuters From Trade Arabia The Carnival Liberty leaving Miami in 2013. An engine fire on board the ship has left passengers stranded on a Caribbean island. An engine fire on board a cruise ship operated by Carnival Corp left about 4500 passengers and crew stranded in the US Virgin Islands for […]

Don King sues boxer to stop Mayorga-Mosley Fight

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By Celia Ampel, From Daily Business Review Boxing promoter Don King and junior middleweight boxer Ricardo Mayorga are ready for a second round. Deerfield Beach-based Don King Promotions Inc. is asking a federal judge in Miami to stop a scheduled Mayorga bout because it allegedly violates the boxer’s exclusive promotional agreement with King’s company. It’s […]

Sint Maarten: Minister of Telecommunications Connor attends 31st Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication (CANTO) in Miami

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From Sint Maarten Gov. PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, and Transport & Telecommunications Hon. Claret Connor, recently attended the 31st Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition (CANTO 2015) of the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication (CANTO) in Miami, Florida. The conference and exhibition was held under the theme “Improving Lives through Broadband Innovation.” The […]

How to recover assets concealed offshore

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From OffshoreAlert Contrary to popular belief, it IS possible for creditors to locate, freeze and seize assets that debtors hold through offshore accounts – it just takes a lot of effort and expertise. At next month’s OffshoreAlert Conference, an attorney and an investigator with an abundance of such expertise will present a session entitled ‘Advanced […]

Day of the Woman Entrepreneur: A movement in the making

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Dane Stangler Dane Stangler , Contributor From Forbes By Alicia Robb, senior fellow, Kauffman Foundation Last month, I attended WeXchange in Miami, which is the first Latin American forum focused on connecting and empowering female entrepreneurs with high-growth businesses. Hosted by the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank and NXTP Labs, an investment […]

Trauma kits for police could save lives says Cayman Commissioner

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Cayman Islands Police Commissioner David Baines is also President of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police. At a recent meeting in Miami it was decided to try and equip every police officer in the Caribbean with trauma kits, This would require 40,000 but Baines said the funds for most of them could come from […]

Window washers rescued /When you use ‘Cayman’ to a brand it cannot fail – Resistance bands included in hotel room to encourage travelers to exercise

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Two window washers rescued from scaffolding dangling from One World Trade Center By Jessica Roy Two window washers were successfully rescued by the FDNY this afternoon after becoming trapped inside a piece of scaffolding hanging perilously off the side of One World Trade Center 68 stories up. The fire department was able to cut a […]

Choice Hotels exec named to Caribbean Travel Association leadership

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From eTN Global Travel Industry News MIAMI, FL – Choice Hotels International executive Bill Clegg has been named among the new slate of officers elected to the executive board of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), underscoring the global hotel franchisor’s expanding presence and commitment to developing travel in the rebounding Caribbean market. The […]